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About

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About Me

I'm a director, based in Oakland, California. I'm also a company member at Ray of Light Theatre company.

See what I've directed.

 
 

 

Select Reviews

"Director Jenn BeVard gives [End of the Rainbow] a lively and compelling production at the Lesher."
- Mercury News, Judy Garland gives the performance of her life in Walnut Creek

"The Wild Party blossomed in director Jenn BeVard's production of synchronized sprawl, recalling both the vaudeville framework of Chicago and the multi-story jigsaw of Follies."
- Bay Area Reporter, Best Theater of 2016

"Due to its quick pace and rotating cast of characters, Counterfeiters skates dangerously close to feeling frenetic but with tight direction from Krissy Vanderwarker and Jenn BeVard, the show remains cohesive, meaningful and a whole lot of fun.”
- Centerstage, Counterfeiters Review

 
 

 

Milestones

2016 The Wild Party wins Theatre Bay Area awards for Outstanding Production of a Musical and Outstanding Choreography
2016 Joined
Ray of Light Theatre company as an Artistic Associate
2012 Artistic resident at The Orchard Project
2007 Taught and directed Shakespeare at San Quentin State Penitentiary

 

 

Education

MFA in Directing with Distinction, The Theatre School, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
BA in Theatre Arts, English Literature, & Philosophy, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
Semester abroad studying The Irish Literary Revival and Medieval Literature, at Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland